Category: Mindfulness

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The Happy List

The Happy List

Take a moment to think about 3 things that make you the happiest. It is likely that the simple act of thinking about these things have brought a smile to your face. There are so many opportunities to learn from this simple exercise. However, perhaps the greatest lesson is that you can control...

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When Your Mind Makes You Face-Plant

When Your Mind Makes You Face-Plant

Today, while teaching one of my great groups of yogis, I got to see observe one of the students have a very tangible, funny, and all too familiar encounter with the wonderful mind. The theme of class was focusing on establishing steadiness and cultivating a deeper focus on the navel center. The...

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Finding Balance

Finding Balance

Being a vegetarian for most of my life, I’ve struggled with finding balance in my diet and my health. When I was younger and not too motivated to cook, I usually took the easy way out, eating mostly cereal and cheese sandwiches. This was fine when I was a teen-ager but not sustaining enough to...

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Skip Breakfast, Get Fat

Skip Breakfast, Get Fat

Brain Craves High-Calorie Foods When You Skip Breakfast, Study Shows Skipping breakfast is often a big no-no if you are trying to lose or maintain weight because it leads to high-calorie cravings later. Now researchers think they know why that happens. Forgoing the first meal of the day actually...

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A Yogi’s Heart

A Yogi’s Heart

There are numerous benefits of practicing yoga. While the intended objective of practicing yoga is to attain self-realization, there are a multitude of other perks you’ll experience when you incorporate the practice of yoga into your life. Through the meditation found in yoga, you will gain a...

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The Importance of Full Breathing

The Importance of Full Breathing

In intelligent Yoga practice we may find a mirror of our personality and action within daily life if we work closely and carefully with the breath. If one's breath is shallow and weak it may imply lack of confidence; while strong inhalation with jagged cycles of retention may imply anger and...

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Muscle Message: The “Hugging Muscle”

Muscle Message: The “Hugging Muscle”

Need a hug? Well then you're going to need help from this muscle... Pectoralis major This is the large muscle which gives that large, barrel-chested appearance that many men strive for. It is, however, required for some very basic movements and its easiest to understand these movements if you...

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A Planned Pause

A Planned Pause

You're probably reading this in your comfortable air-conditioned, office or home, sipping on something that was made with clean, easily accessible water and you have already begun to think about your dinner and your night ahead in your safe cozy bed. I so often forget these are not birthrights for...

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